Former Speaker Boehner calls Cruz ‘Lucifer in the flesh’
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Former Speaker Boehner calls Cruz ‘Lucifer in the flesh’

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Former House Speaker John Boehner unloaded on Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz during a talk to college students, calling the Texas senator “Lucifer in the flesh.” Speaking at a town hall-style event at Stanford University Wednesday, April 27, Boehner called front-runner Donald Trump his “texting buddy,” but offered a more … Continue reading

Sanders campaign to lay off hundreds of staffers
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Sanders campaign to lay off hundreds of staffers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign said Wednesday, April 27,  it plans to lay off hundreds of field staffers and other aides, even as the Democratic candidate promises to keep running against Hillary Clinton through the June primaries and into the Philadelphia convention. A day after losing four out of five Northeastern primaries, spokesman … Continue reading

Trump’s big night: Front-runner sweeps 5 states in Northeast
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Trump’s big night: Front-runner sweeps 5 states in Northeast

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump rolled up victories in five more states on Tuesday, April 26, amassing a Northeastern sweep that gives the Republican front-runner important momentum in his push for the presidential nomination even if his pathway has little room for error. The New York billionaire scored wins in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Connecticut, Delaware … Continue reading

Speaker: Can see why Trump comments rattle Mideast allies
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Speaker: Can see why Trump comments rattle Mideast allies

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday, April 14, the whole world is watching American politics and that he can understand how Middle East allies would be rattled by Republican front-runner Donald Trump’s provocative comments. The Wisconsin Republican, who recently led a congressional delegation to the Middle East, dismissed the notion that a … Continue reading

GOP officials: Rules changes unlikely before July convention
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GOP officials: Rules changes unlikely before July convention

WASHINGTON (AP) — Three top Republican Party officials said Thursday, April 14, they believe there’s a consensus that the GOP should not propose rewriting rules about picking a presidential nominee before this summer’s national convention. Such a move could help shield party leaders from accusations by Donald Trump, other contenders and disgruntled, anti-establishment GOP voters … Continue reading

Outside groups deal themselves in for GOP delegate game
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Outside groups deal themselves in for GOP delegate game

WASHINGTON (AP) — After burning through millions of dollars in a mostly failed attempt to sway Republican primary voters, big-money outside groups opposing Donald Trump have turned to a far smaller target audience: the delegates who will actually choose the presidential nominee. Our Principles, which is devoted to keeping Trump from winning, and super PACs … Continue reading